Worried of putting people to sleep in parts? Or just wishing it had a little more oomph? Most bestselling memoirs are funny, especially the painful ones.
I thought, frankly, that it would be more pleasant to write a memoir than it was.
I have no business telling people what to do or my big philosophy on life. I'm certainly not going to write any sort of memoir. I think you have to be as true to your memory and your experience as you possibly can.
And that's one of the things I'm hoping to dissect and investigate in this memoir project. I read The Bell Jar, and then I read her memoir and her diaries, and a third book, an outside opinion.
Just the way she made the pillows so neat on the oven door.
It just seems to be the opposite of, if you're going to take your life, in a horrible rage it happens. I tend to write my memoirs through my fiction.
It's easier to get to the truth by not claiming that you are speaking it. Some things can be said in fiction that can never be said in memoir. I hope mine is interesting and self-serving. Clinton People write memoirs because they lack the imagination to make things up.
With my own memoirs, they are truthful, and I write everything fully expecting to some day end up televised on Court TV, and I'm fully prepared to be challenged legally on it.
You can't divorce a book. Jenkins We were developing an innovative Personal Information Manager called Chandler but a couple years ago I took off from that to do a project writing down my memoirs essentially, reminiscing about the development of the Macintosh.
Exactly the reverse is the case. Biography and memoirs can never be wholly true, since they cannot include every conceivable circumstance of what happened.
The novel can do that. I'm falling to my death. To be happy with a woman, you must love her a lot and not try to understand her at all. After you get used to it, it ain't so hot. Attlee is a very modest man. Indeed he has a lot to be modest about.
I eat a lot. Building technical systems involves a lot of hard work and specialized knowledge: He needs a lot of guidance from the Lord.
Here, it's 'come, stop, come, stop. That's the toughest part of the day. About 98 percent of everything printed out by a computer is garbage that no one ever reads. Brower The best morale exist when you never hear the word mentioned. When you hear a lot of talk about it, it's usually lousy.
Eisenhower You know, a lot of people are just interested in, in building a company so they can make money and get out.
That's probably why they get along so well. Well, at least I ain't no educated fool. If I had a question, he answered it. I knew a lot of things at a young age because I was intrigued. Just ask my ex-wives.
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